Sabrina Porter Contributing Editor
This Friday is the start of spring break at Carnegie Mellon, the University of Pittsburgh, and many other institutions nationwide. While some students head off to the beach or to Europe, others go home to sleep off weeks of college work. Here is a look at some statistics on the ways in which students spend their spring breaks:News | March 3, 2008
Crime and Incident
Feb. 22, 2008
at 4:28 a.m.
A vehicle was seen sitting in front of the Collaborative Innovation Center for a long period of time. University Police monitored the vehicle until the driver left the premises.
Feb. 22, 2008
at 10:23 p.m.News | March 3, 2008
Syrian ambassador speaks
On Monday, there was talk of conflict and peace in McConomy. A lecture, titled “U.S., Syria, and The New Old Middle East: Confrontation or Cooperation,” brought out voices from all sides of the debate, who engaged in a heated discussion.News | March 3, 2008
Health Talk: Shin splints
For some of the most determined athletes, rest is a foreign concept. However, according to the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, an estimated 13.1 percent of all athletes are afflicted with a condition for which rest is the best treatment. This condition is known as shin splints.SciTech | March 3, 2008
Va. urges president resignation
For the past two weeks, protests, vandalisms, resignations, and two-day-long sit-ins have been the norm at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. On Feb. 12, the college’s president, Gene Nichol, resigned after he was told his contract would not be renewed over the summer. This decision regarding the contract was initiated by the Virginia House of Delegates, a group of conservative a...News | February 25, 2008